Accession Number:

ADA364831

Title:

Automatic Tracking Device for Visual Accumulation Tube Analysis

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS OMAHA NE MISSOURI RIVER DIV LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This report discusses the construction and operation of an automatic tracking device for following the level of sediment in the visual accumulation tube in sedimentation analyses of sands. The device consists of a light beam and photocell tracking assembly which is attached to the recorder mechanism of the apparatus described in Report K, Operators Manual on the Visual Accumulation Tube Method for Sedimentation Analysis of Sands, prepared by the Subcommittee on Sedimentation of the Inter-Agency Committee on Water Resources.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE